Phd Graduate From Capella University To Present At APA Convention August 10

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Jeffrey Baker received his PhD in psychology from the online university in 2005.

It is an honor to be able to present to my peers at the APA convention

Jeffrey Baker, a 2005 PhD graduate from Capella University, an online university and leader in online education, will present his dissertation research at the 2006 American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in New Orleans on August 12. His paper, “Extended Testing Time and GPA for College Students with LD,” will be part of a session titled “Issues Related to Adults with Developmental Disabilities.”

Baker holds a PhD in psychology with a specialization in educational psychology from Capella, a master’s degree in counseling from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Regents College. He is a trustee of the Learning Disabilities Association of New York State, and former consultant, board member, vice president and president of the Learning Disabilities Association of the Genesee Valley. He is also a member of the American Psychological Association.

“It is an honor to be able to present to my peers at the APA convention,” Baker said. “I'm looking forward to sharing my research with them, and learning from the research they have done.”

The 2006 APA convention is being held August 10-13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

About Capella University

Founded in 1993, Capella University is an accredited* online university that offers graduate degree programs in business, information technology, education, human services, and psychology, and bachelor's degree programs in business and information technology. Within those areas, Capella offers 83 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 17 certificate specializations. The online university currently serves 16,000 students from all 50 states and 63 countries. It is a national leader in online education, committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit or call 1-888-CAPELLA (227-3552).

*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, located at 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456,


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